Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Galloway, Ohio
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_844212_2718811

Parker & Lynch has partnered with a well established Columbus to find a Senior Accountant. We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Senior accountant duties include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Maintain monthly journal entries
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Maintain monthly ledgers and subledgers
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Conduct special projects as assigned
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Conduct complex reconciliations

Skills

  • Proven experience as a senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • 2 years corporate accounting experience
  • Above average oral and written communication skills

COMPENSATION

$75,000-$80,000